The twists and turns of life are what keep me excited about tomorrow. At the end of April my eldest son Blake graduated from Navy boot camp. We had the extreme privilege of flying to Chicago to see the ceremony and experience one of the most memorable events in my lifetime.
For many years, local businesses have provided email for their employees, primarily, in one of two ways: they’ve paid a company to host it for them (POP3 email), or they purchased a file server and installed special email hosting software, such as Microsoft Exchange.
As you work through the 2013 tax year, proper record keeping is important if you want to reduce your tax liability. It becomes critical if you expect to off-set positive income with losses from other business activities – especially if some of that activity was passive.
I’m willing to bet that most regular email users have, at some point, received an odd message from a friend or family member that seemed completely out of context.
This year’s deadline to file individual federal income tax returns, Form 1040, is Monday, April 15. Before you know it, the deadline will be here. In filing your income tax return this year, here are some helpful reminders.
Well, it’s that time of year when all that is life, starts over, from sprouting grapevines to a litter of newborn bunnies. Exciting to watch miracles in action. The home and garden shows are in full bloom throughout Northern California. If you haven’t been to one, I suggest you go. There are lots of creative ideas for yards, homes, gardens, pools and much more.
It warms my heart when we host our monthly editorial advisory luncheons in San Joaquin and Stanislaus counties. Our goal is to bring business leaders together for a round table chat to gauge the local business climate.
I know a way to speed up your computer significantly. When you start your workday, you will marvel at how quickly it boots to the desktop. When you open a previously slow-launching program, you will be amazed at how much faster it loads. When you double-click on a spreadsheet, Excel will open almost instantaneously. All that is needed to experience this computing nirvana is a solid-state drive (SSD).